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Professional & Personal Development Courses

Listed below are popular classes, workshops and seminars offered by UW-Extension programs in the areas of small business development, executive education, professional development and personal enrichment.

Small Business Development and Executive Education

Small Business Workshops and Trainings

UW-Extension’s Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development offers workshops on how to start a small business and on maintaining existing small businesses.
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Executive Education Courses

Over 70 courses in business and financial topics, as well as certification and Master Practitioner programs. link

Executive Management Courses

Over 100 noncredit courses with practical application as well as certificate programs and customized training. link

Professional Development

Leadership Seminars

Leadership Wisconsin provides workshops for community leaders to develop their leadership skills. link

Program Development and Evaluation Workshops

Workshops on developing and evaluating educational programs. Open to Cooperative Extension faculty and staff. link

School for Workers

The School for Workers, the labor education department of UW-Extension, educates workers and others about employment and workplace issues. link

Personal Enrichment

Master Gardener

Fifty Master Gardener associations in Wisconsin offer youth education, community education, and support services to their local communities including beautification projects and horticultural information. link

Family Living Conferences and Seminars

Research-based education and partnerships that support Wisconsin families and communities, including conferences, seminars and Grandparents University. link